Criminal Law


Got your self into a spot of bother?  Having the right Lawyer can dramatically affect the outcome of your criminal case.  Hamertons Lawyers offers a comprehensive criminal law service and can assist you with all of your criminal litigation needs. 

Have you lost your license and require a license for work purposes?  Hamertons can help you obtain one. 

Steve Franklin


After growing up in Hamilton and obtaining degrees in both Law and Social Sciences at Waikato University, Steve moved to Whakatane and commenced practise with Hamertons in 2002.  He has been a partner of the firm since May 2005.

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Lisa Ebbers


Lisa joined the Hamertons litigation team in 2014.  She was admitted to the Bar at the Hamilton High Court in 2011, and following admission went on to complete her Master’s in Law at The University of Waikato in 2012.  Lisa spent 2 years working in the District Court and Family Court environments in Palmerston North and Tauranga, before moving to Whakatane in 2014.  Lisa has also held an in-house legal role in Wellington.

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